Coptic. <em>Fragment with Animal and Geometric Decoration</em>, 5th-7th century C.E. Wool, 5 1/2 x 7 in. (14 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X939. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.X939_detail01_ICA.jpg)

Fragment with Animal and Geometric Decoration


Medium: Wool

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:5th-7th century C.E.

Dimensions: 5 1/2 x 7 in. (14 x 17.8 cm)


Accession Number: X939

Image: CUR.X939_detail01_ICA.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Textile. Dark purple (or black), red and green wools. Undyed linen. Brocading in linen, green and red wools. Fragment of a geometric design based on squares, circles, triangles, octagons and eight-pointed stars. Border of circles contains tiny red and green birds. Condition: Fragmentary. Pattern and colors are well-preserved.

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